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Password Strength Meters - misleading sense of security

Passwords are the main weak link in the security chain between a user and any digital platform; they rely on the user supplying a secure, hard to guess and unique password, something many find difficult. Password managers can go a long way in helping solve this problem, but uptake amongst the general population is low. The use of a strong, random and unique password can slow down various attack vector, but many users re-use passwords across their multiple accounts resulting in the possibility of a compromised account exposing their entire digital life. Let's avoid the topic of users and what they should do to protect their password, website owners can utilise a range of measures to help store a users...